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The purpose of this study is to assess the safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of single and multiple intramuscular doses of Uricase-PEG 20
Uricase is an enzyme (found in most mammals but not humans) that converts poorly soluble uric acid into highly soluble allantoin. Because humans lack uricase, they are prone to develop elevated levels of uric acid, which can form crystals in the joints and soft tissues. In those which chronically elevated uric acid, gout may develop. In the setting of acute rises in uric acid, seen for example in tumor lysis syndrome, uric acid crystals can damage the renal tubules. Uricase-PEG 20 is a recombinant uricase conjugated with multiple PEG molecules designed to prolong the half-life and decrease the immunogenicity of uricase. This study will characterize the safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intramuscular Uricase-PEG 20, the anticipated route of administration to be used in future clinical development in gout.
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
MRA Clinical Research
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:17-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine whether PEG-uricase (a chemically modified recombinant mammalian enzyme that degrades uric acid) is effective in controlling hyperuricemia in pati...
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of single intravenous doses of Uricase-PEG 20.
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Uricosuric that acts by increasing uric acid clearance. It is used in the treatment of gout.
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